Cub Scout Programming 2013-2014
The Durham Museum is proud to offer a variety of fun,
educational programs for both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.
CUB SCOUT WORKSHOPS
Making My Family Special
Join other scouts from around the council as we explore what
makes your family special. Scouts will play historical games, try their hand at
some daily chores, tour the museum’s permanent exhibits, and take part in
This program meets the requirements for Achievement #1 and
Elective # 14.
Dates: Oct. 8, Nov. 5, Jan. 7, Feb.
4, Mar. 11, Apr. 1 & May 6
American Indian Lore
By utilizing the museum’s Native American exhibit and
artifacts, scouts will learn about the daily lives of one of the local tribes.
Hands-on artifacts, storytelling, and a themed craft will make this a workshop
your pack will not forget. This program meets the requirements for Elective #
Dates: Nov. 12, Feb. 11 & Apr.
It’s a Secret
Scouts will have a blast learning what it takes to be a good
spy. Invisible ink, secret codes and more will make this a class they won’t
want to miss. This program meets the requirements for Elective # 1.
Dates: Oct. 15, Jan. 14, Mar. 18
& May 13
American Indian Life
Spend time learning about one of the Native American tribes
that once called this area home. Scouts will learn about the construction of an
Earth Lodge and Tipi, play Native American games, and more. This program meets
the requirements for Elective #24.
Dates: Nov. 19 & Mar. 25
The art of storytelling has been around for centuries. By
using the permanent galleries, scouts will take a story-based tour of historic
Omaha and surrounding communities.
This program meets the requirements for Achievement #4.
Dates: Oct. 22 & Feb. 18
The Past is Exciting and Important
Something that happened 100 years ago
can seem as exciting and interesting as something that happened yesterday. By
utilizing the museum’s archives, exhibits and artifacts scouts will be able to
learn about how people and events not only shape our past but our future as
well. This program meets a majority of the requirements for Achievement #8.
Dates: Jan. 21 & Apr. 15
Get a jump start on your Communicator Badge with this exciting
class. Scouts will create a secret code, make invisible ink, experiment using
nonverbal communication and much more. This class covers requirements 1, 4, 5,
13 & 16.
Date: Nov. 26 & Jan. 28
Special Holiday Workshop
During Christmas at Union Station, The Durham will offer a
special holiday workshop. Scouts will have a guided tour covering the history
of Christmas at Union Station, the Ethnic Trees, and the many different holiday
traditions from around the world. They will even make a holiday craft to take
Class runs 6-7:30PM.
Tigers: Dec. 3, Wolves: Dec. 10
& Bears & Webelos: Dec. 17
scheduled workshops run 6:00-7:30 pm, classes start promptly at 6:00, so please
Workshop Registration Information:
for Cub Scouts
Cub Scout workshops are available with advance registration;
private classes may be booked for Packs of 8 or more. The cost is $6 per Scout
and $5 per adult, with one leader and co-leader per troop admitted at no cost.
Payment is required at the time of reservation. Additional adults and siblings
may pay at the door. Cancellations must be made one full week in advance to
receive a refund. Please call The Durham Education Department at 402-444-5027
or email education@DurhamMuseum.org, to make a reservation, or with any
questions you may have.